KEVIN DE BRUYNE is aiming to make his Manchester Metropolis comeback in opposition to United on November 11.
The Belgium star is again in coaching after eradicating the protecting brace on his injured proper knee.
De Bruyne, 27, suffered lateral knee ligament injury in coaching in August and was dominated out for 3 months.
However the Each day Star declare there’s elevated hope the Metropolis midfielder can be again a number of days forward of schedule for the crunch conflict at house to United on November 11.
De Bruyne went to Barcelona earlier this month for a check-up – and it was confirmed he won’t want surgical procedure.
After returning to coaching, boss Pep Guardiola revealed his star man – who he wouldn’t promote for £250million – was “progressing effectively”.
De Bruyne managed only one sport in opposition to Arsenal this season earlier than selecting up the harm.
His crock got here after serving to Belgium attain the World Cup semi-final, the place they have been overwhelmed by winners France.
Champions Metropolis have dropped factors solely in opposition to Wolves in his absence and sit third within the desk.
Bernardo Silva has are available in for De Bruyne within the staff, scoring one objective this season.